Middle East and Africa Forum

Cape Town, South Africa
14-15 March 2018

Registration Open

Join us at the 2018 Middle East and Africa Forum

Don’t miss THE data security event of the year for the payment card industry. Join us for: Networking opportunities, updates on industry trends, insights and strategies on best practices, engaging keynotes and industry expert speakers.


The PCI Security Standards Council’s 2018 Middle East and Africa Forum (MEAF) is THE place to be. We provide you the information and tools to help secure payment data. We lead a global, cross industry effort to increase payment security by providing industry-driven, flexible and effective data security standards and programs that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent criminal attacks and breaches. Don’t miss out!


Join us for a day of discovery, updates and insights from members of the Council and regional community figures and merchants.

Wednesday, 14 March
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Thursday, 15 March
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Sponsorship Opportunities

An exclusive opportunity to position your company as a leader in the global payment security industry.



Employee Education is the Best Defense for Protecting your Organization’s Data Assets.

In conjunction with the Middle East and Africa Forum three training courses are available, allowing attendees to make the most of their travel time and budgets. The trainings will take place at The Westin Cape Town.


Qualified Security Assessor Training |  7-8 March

The two-day Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) class provides instruction on how to conduct assessments of merchants, institutions and service providers who must be compliant with the PCI DSS.


Payment Card Industry Professional |  9 March

The only instructor-led Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP) class scheduled for 2018 delivers an individual qualification in payment security information.  Come away armed with the tools to support a secure payment environment and help your organization achieve PCI compliance.


Internal Security Assessor | 12-13 March

The two-day Internal Security Assessor (ISA) class provides large merchants, acquiring banks, and processors the opportunity to build their internal payment data security expertise, as well as increase their efficiency in complying with PCI Standards.


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